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  • 21st May Update

    Posted on 21st May 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    buzludzha by James Northrop


    Thursday’s digital assignment “Speed” was an interesting mix of images. A very good critic by Heather Clarke, that I am sure will helped members improve their photographic skills.
    Competition results:

    • First “Going for Gold” by Paul Major
    • Joint Second “Sparks” by David Woods & Full Throttle” by Graham Woolmer
    • Fourth “Race is on” by Alan Palmer.

    Next week 24 May is the Digital assignment “Still Life”.

    Thursday 31 May is Hand-In for the Portrait Trophy prints only this season please.

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  • 8th May Update

    Posted on 8th May 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Becky Painted Cover Shot by Mark Edwards

    Last Thursday 3 May, congratulations to Chelmsford on winning the six clubs competition.

    Next Thursday 10 May:

    • Our AGM followed by Andrew Wallace’s presentation “Photography without a camera”.
    • Hand-In for the Digital Assignment “Speed”.
    • Last call for the OI glass print competition.
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  • 1 May Update

    Posted on 1st May 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Stow Maries Aerodrome 1917 by Chris Shepherd

    The final result of this season’s Print League. Congratulation to:

    • Paul Radden 4th
    • Shirley Radden 3rd
    • Gordon Clarke 2nd
    • Marilyn Stewards First.

    Congratulation to Loughton club on winning the joint competition on Thursday 26 April. We also appreciated all their members joining us in the club bar after the competition, great atmosphere.

    This Thursday 3 May is a print competition with 6 clubs from Chelmsford, Brentwood, Upminster, Potters Bar, Ware and of course Harlow. To be judged by David Steel from Cambridge.

    Thursday 10 May AGM also a presentation by one of our own members Andrew Wallace.

    Hand-In prints please for Glass competition.

    Hand-In Thursday 10 May, Digital Assignment “Speed”- or email to Malcolm.

    Hand-In Thursday 17 May, Digital Assignment “Still Life”- or email to Malcolm.

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  • 7th April Update

    Posted on 7th April 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Dunstanburgh on the Rocks by Jeffrey Sinclair

    A brilliant number of entries for the Monochrome print competition on Thursday 5 April. Congratulation to the winners.

    • First Jeff Sinclair,
    • Second Bryn Gibbons
    • Third Alan Norris.

    Wednesday 11 April meeting at Loughton Club for details see their web-site.

    Thursday 12 April a Presentation by Peter Warne “Night Photography”.

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  • 4 April Update

    Posted on 4th April 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Garden Bench by Alan Norris

    I hope you enjoyed your Easter break and that the rain has not dampened your photography too much, or get caught out with an April-Fool’s joke.

    Results for the Bernie Morgan panel competition on Thursday 22 March. Well done:

    • “Gordon Clarke “Sea Pool Bude 3rd”
    • “Heather Clarke Flower & Vase 2nd
    • “David Woods Movement 1st”.

    Well done David on winning the panel trophy and also getting one of your images published in the Photographic Alliance GB Enews with City Scape.

    To see David’s City Scape image go to – page 9 or HPS Facebook page.

    Next Thursday 5 April is the “Tony Perryman Mono Print Trophy” to be judged by Colin Westgate.

    Wednesday 11 April all our members are invited to the Loughton Club for a joint meeting. For directions look at Loughton’s web page.

    Thursday 12 April Night Photography by Peter Warne. Also “Hand-In” for the fourth print league.

    At the Photography Show in March I bought the software package “Affinity” to replace Photoshop. No monthly subscription just a one off payment that did not break the bank. The software has a few odd things that I need to get to grips with but it is does all the things that I was able to do in Photoshop and more, still learning.

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  • 27th March Update

    Posted on 27th March 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Dance 1 by David Woods CPAGB

    After a very close run competition the results of this season’s Digital League – Congratulations:

    • First place Gordon Clarke
    • Second place Paul Radden
    • Third place Mark Edwards
    • Four place Graham Woolmer.

    Last Thursday was the Bernie Morgan Panel Trophy. I will send out the results next week.

    No meeting next Thursday 29 March. Have a good Easter holiday.

    Next meeting is on Thursday 5 April with the Tony Perryman Monochrome Trophy. It will be a good competition, the judge is Colin Westgate.

    Prints for the Glass Trophy need to be in by the end of April. No limit to the number or entries per member.

    Wednesday 11 April is a competition at the Loughton Camera Club. All our members are invited to cheer for us.

    Our new projector and new screen are now proving to be a success. Thanks to all the members for their support and donations.

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  • 16th March Update

    Posted on 18th March 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Going on Mission by Paul Raddon

    • Good to see so many members on Thursday 15 March for the fourth and final round of the digital league competition. Results will be revealed next Thursday.
    • Next Thursday 22 March is our panel competition also “Hand-In” for the Tony Perryman Monochrome Print competition.
    • Sorry no meeting on Thursday 29 March.
    • You should now be getting on with your images of glass for the OI Print Glass Trophy. Not only a trophy but bottles of interesting drinks for the winners as well.
    • Great news we have received the new projector and screen.
    • Thanks to all the members for their generous donations towards the new screen. Also thanks goes to Stansted Airport for the new projector.
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  • March 12th Update

    Posted on 12th March 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Sklateboard Park.v1 by Alan Norris

    • Good news regarding Sunday’s East Anglian Federation’s Print Championships. Harlow PS managed to get through to the final but did not win this time.
    • Thursday 8 March was a nostalgic presentation by Pauline Martindale of her Vancouver to Niagara trip.
    • Next Thursday is our fourth Digital League competition.
    • Last call on Thursday 15 March for Print Panel (Bernie Morgan Trophy) entries.
    • Thursday 22 March Hand-In for the Mono Print (Tony Perryman) competition.
    • The club will soon be the proud owners of a new projector, curtesy of Stansted Airport.
    • We will be holding a raffle over the next two weeks to enable us to purchasing a new screen.
    • Thanks to two of our members they have already contributed a total of £90.00 to start the “new screen fund” off.
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  • 5th March Update

    Posted on 5th March 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    More London by Chris Shepherd Curves

    Because the judge could not get to us to judge our Panel Competition we have rescheduled it for Thursday 22 March, so there is still time to enter one of your brilliant panels.

    The Beast from the East did not stop us meeting at the club on Thursday 1 March. We had a very instructive AV presentation by Heather & Gordon Clarke.

    Well done to Heather & Gordon for their presentation and all the members that braved the cold. Our members are a tough-lot.

    Next Thursday 8 March is a presentation by Pauline Martindale “ Vancouver to Niagara”.

    Also next Thursday is Hand-In for the Fourth Digital League Competition. Images on memory sticks or emailed to Malcolm.

    I would like to see lots of prints please for the fourth coming Glass Competition.

    Fingers crossed that we do well this Sunday 4 March in the East Anglian Federation Championships.


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  • 26th Feb Update

    Posted on 26th February 2018 by wpadmin in Uncategorised.

    Brick Lane Character by Mark Edwards

    Thursday 22 Feb. we had the privilege of seeing the best of last season’s regional exhibition images. Which I am pleased to say included some of our own members work.

    Next Thursday 1 March (yes another month gone) is our panel competition. This is our members chance to show a body of work using a set of images.

    March 8 is the Fourth Round Digital League Hand-In. Still a chance to win the league.

    Thursday 22 March is a practical evening suggestions or request please.

    Members should now be working on your Glass images for the sponsored OI competition, prints only and no limit to the number of entries.

    Sunday 4 March is the East Anglian Federation’s print championships. Fingers crossed that we are successful.

    The Annual Photography Show in Birmingham 17 – 20 March.

    Our Facebook page and Flickr site need a few more new images.

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